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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is 'done' and nearing release

WayForward is nearing the end of its "very long development cycle" for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, a game that first graced Kickstarter in September 2013, and I think some celebratory hair whips are in order. Shantae is "done" as of this week...   read

 
 
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This overview video makes the case for Super Mario Maker 3DS

Nintendo is pushing out Super Mario Maker for 3DS right in time for the holidays, and while there's no doubt in my mind that it'll sell well as a portable Mario game, this version leaves a lot to be desired compared to its superior Wii U c...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimension's Sonic the Hedgehog levels look pretty decent

Geoff Keighley's YouTube show is still trucking, and the last episode had WB producer Doug Heder on to show off the Sonic the Hedgehog level pack for LEGO Dimensions -- and surprise, it looks...not bad? Time and time again Sega has tri...   read

 
 
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I love that we can get pitches for new Sega Genesis games in 2016

We're in an era where we can get brand new original Dreamcast shoot 'em ups and SNES platformers. While publishers are basically remaking every classic game in their catalog they can get their hands on, we also have a collective of indie de...   read

 
 
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Poochy and Yoshi's Woolly World gets custom pattern creation tool

Oh hey, Yoshi's Woolly World is getting a 3DS port next year with Poochy's name tacked onto it -- I totally forgot!Well, it's always been in the back of my mind because of the Poochy amiibo, but that's besides the point -- I was more i...   read

 
 
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Review: Exile's End

There was once a time when 2D games were the tentpole releases that companies pumped out to make the big bucks. Those days are long gone, but the sidescrollers live on and are a staple in today's landscape thanks to indie developers. The in...   read

 
 
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Inti Creates and Sunsoft are working together on a new 8-bit Blaster Master game

Blaster Master is well known to a lot of people. It basically took me to the next level way back when, as it was notably difficult and contained a mixture of action platforming and Metroidvania exploration. I even explained how it was ...   read

 
 
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Limbo still refuses to die by coming to Xbox One for a second time

Limbo is a game that you can play pretty much anywhere. Since its 2010 release, it has made its way to almost every imaginable platform. Limbo doubles down on that mindset by coming to Xbox One for the second time. Today, Limbo&nb...   read

 
 
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EA Access lands both Mirror's Edge games on Tuesday

If you were hoping to play Mirror's Edge Catalyst but never got around to it and you happen to be subbed to EA Access, dang, everything's coming up you this month. Both the original Mirror's Edge and Catalyst are joining the Xbox One servic...   read

 
 
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Abstract platformer Bound looks astonishing in VR

This weekend marked my first time going through Bound, a surreal dancing-centric platformer from Plastic and Sony, and what a trip it was. I had only ever seen screenshots and a couple of early trailers, so it was surprising to find out wha...   read

 
 
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Review: Halloween Forever

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Slain: Back From Hell likely won't make it to Wii U because of 'weak sales on that platform'

Developers pulling out of the Wii at the tail end of its lifecycle and the Wii U during pretty much any point of its cycle is nothing new -- they usually just end up going to PC or PS4 and all is well. But seeing it happen now, when the Wii...   read

 
 
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Review: Owlboy

Welp, it was worth the (eight-year) wait!   read

 
 
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It looks like we might get another Azure Striker Gunvolt

With its sequel fully released and certified in quality, Azure Striker Gunvolt has cemented itself as one of the marquee modern platforming franchises. It did everything Mighty No. 9 set out to do and more, and it kind of just did it u...   read

 
 
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Challenge medals make a decent case for Super Mario Maker on 3DS

Those of you who missed the joy and torment of Super Mario Maker because you don't own a Wii U will have much more of an incentive to look at December's 3DS port. It's a comparatively lesser version, given that you won't be able to share y...   read

 
 
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Review: GoNNER

Man, do I love roguelikes and these past few years we've been graced with some of the best games in the genre: Rogue Legacy, Downwell, The Binding of Isaac, and Enter the Gungeon.  Thankfully, there is room on that list for one more.   read

 
 
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GoNNER is good, GoNNER is out now

While I'm not sure it'll have the sticking power of a Downwell or Spelunky, "the beautifully chaotic platformer roguelike" GoNNER is still a good mix of unique art direction, cool head-based powers and weapons, and arcane secrets to figure...   read

 
 
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We'll have to wait until mid-2017 for Cuphead

Cuphead is not the type of game you want to see rushed, and as much as I would love to play it this year, I'm all for giving Studio MDHR more breathing room. Given the project's animation inspirations, the creators had hoped to finish the r...   read

 
 
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Intriguing indie Antipole DX pushed into 2017

I've been interested in Antipole DX ever since it was announced, and I saw that Carmen Sandiego-ass looking protagonist. It even spurred me into checking out the original Antipole, a DSiWare release all the way back in 2011. DX is...   read

 
 
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Review: Aragami

I've told this story several times before, but one of my favorite gaming memories involved a Tenchu-themed birthday party, which is no doubt one of the nerdiest things you've ever read. The gist is that Tenchu II had a level editor, so...   read

 
 
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Oh good, Yooka-Laylee will have a physical edition

I'm doing my best to keep Yooka-Laylee out of my mind. The less I think about it, the easier it'll be to remain patient. That's the idea. Clearly, though, I am struggling to stick to that plan if I'm writing about the dang game. Today's sho...   read

 
 
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Review: Clustertruck

As a child, I would frequently play games of “the floor is lava” when I was bored. What that involved was basically jumping on furniture to avoid touching the carpet, which would “kill” you. Despite my parents not be...   read

 
 
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Review: Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

While Mighty No. 9 didn't really deliver on everything it set out to do, Azure Striker Gunvolt was always there in the background, waving its hands frantically at Mega Man players. It never got the traction that Inafune and h...   read

 
 
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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap continues to look lovely

I will seize any opportunity to bring up Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, a gorgeous remake of Wonder Boy III from Lizardcube, and today's developer chat with the original creator fits that simple criteria. "In July we went to Kyoto to demo ...   read

 
 
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Clustertruck is such a weird game and that makes me happy

Someone made a video game about leaping across a stampede of trucks, and they cleverly named it Clustertruck. Does that name sound familiar? It's out this week on Steam from Landfall Games. While I don't yet know if the game is for me, I b...   read

 
 


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Apparently, theres a rodent in the house and it damaged a plastic pudding I have 5 cats, and somehow a rodent slipped by So, I brought in one of my cats to find the damned thing, but my kitty wants to be petted instead of commit

 
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Oh apparently the Switch port of DQ Heroes has some balancing changes, new characters, and adding improvements from the 2nd game into the 1st Not really big on DQ, but further refining the package is

 
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Things Im liking in the Nioh demo: Gears of War stamina reload, quick shift in stance and strategy, monster Things I dont like: way too many menus, there are too many menu, what are all these

 
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Idk why Im doing the online stuff like treasure hunts and photo checks in Gravity Rush I never do the online stuff in single player But, they arent a big hassle, and the treasure hunts are actually kind of And theyre

 
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Man I hope they localize YS VIII sooner than Memories of Celceta is one of my favorite Vita games despite the okay This is looking pretty

 

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